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FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 1:00am EST
's busiest airports to key shipping ports. big labor is flexing its big muscles after the election and gary b, you say it's a big problem for us, the consumers, how so? >> absolutely, brenda, look, everyone should realize what unions are, unions are a little monopoly in the company and exercising the the monopoly powers, raise the rates and this days the wages for their employees through an unsustainable level. so what the employees have to do is pass those costs on to the consumer. you know, you just have to ask, brenda, where have unions made an industry more competitive? i can think of examples where they haven't, airlines, steel, auto, across the board, governments they put out of business, if even can argue they've made it more competitive. i'd stand upor unions and i can't find an example. >> prices have ge up in all of those industries and you say, fast foods, too cheap? >> yeah, i mean, i'll tell you what, i don't actually believe that we'll see unions at the fast food restaurants, but i actually wish we would. because, the fact is you could make these jobs more attractive to 12 milli
FOX News
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
forging a temporary deal to avoid shutting down major ports and our economy. sounds like good news. why is someone here still seeing a ship wreck ahead? >> coming up. the port strike may have been averted for about a month, but someone here is saying it's not smooth sailing for the economy just yet. plus, the gang >> a last minute deal averts a crippling strike from maine to texas, but the temporary agreement will only last about a month and jim, you say this could be the costliest union threat yet? how so? >> we've already seen retailers like home depot, lowe's and target affect their business. we're in an age of just-in-time delivery. and when you disrupt that, you disrupt things when times are tough. bear in mind, also, there are 25 million people out of work. 52 million on food stamps and the unions are choosing now to flex their muscles. i don't know who is running pr for these people, it might be "monty python," it's bad timing and bad pr. >> brenda: and these people say they need a better, livable wage. yeah, what's wrong with workers getting a raise and wages going up overall
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